Deprivation of family visits violates the right to family life

JUDGMENT Vladimir Nikolayevich Fedorov v. Russia (no. 48974/09) 30-5-2017 see here  SUMMARY Provisional reservation. Right to family life. Detainee. Visite deprivation. Depriving a detainee from communicating with his relatives throughout his detention violates his or her right to family. The ECtHR found a violation of Article 8 of the ECHR. PROVISIONS Article 5 par. 3 […]

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The conviction of a defendant without all the relevant document having been presented to the court violates the fair trial

JUDGMENT Scavetta v. Monaco 30-5-2017 (no. 33301/13) see here SUMMARY Fair trial. Evidence. Failure to produce documents. Failure to produce critical documents, such as the investigator’s findings and the prosecutor’s written conclusions in connection with the conviction of the accused, violates his right to a fair trial. PROVISION Article 6 § 1 PRINCIPAL FACTS The […]

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Violence against prisoners and the civil obligations that … give rise to the criminal behavior of police officers

JUDGMENT Grecu v. The Republic of Moldova 30.05.2017 (no. 51099/10) see here   SUMMARY Illegal detention in police station for ten hours. Police violence. The case concerned the applicant’s complaint that she was illegally detained and was subjected to police violence for almost ten hours and was ill-treated by police. Ms. Grecu was arrested in the […]

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The imposition of life imprisonment without any prospect of reduced sentence or release is inhuman and degrading treatment

JUDGMENT Matiošaitis and others v. Lithuania 23-5-2017 (no. 22662/13, 51059/13, 58823/13, 59692/13, 59700/13, 60115/13, 69425/13 and 72824/13) see here  SUMMARY Life imprisonment. Inhuman and degrading treatment. No prospect of release. The penalty of life imprisonment where there is no prospect of release or reduction of this sentence constitutes inhuman and degrading treatment of those convicted. […]

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The strict detention regime and the inconvenience of prisoners in serving the sentence violate the ECHR

JUDGMENT Simeonovi v. Bulgaria 12-5-2017 (no.  21980/04)  see here  SUMMARY Inhuman and degrading treatment due to the combination of a strict framework for the applicant’s life imprisonment and the wretched conditions of detention of Bulgarian prisons. The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights found a violation of Article 3 of the ECHR. […]

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Banning relatives to visit a prisoner violates his right to family life.

JUDGMENT Pakhtusov v. Russia 16-5-2017 (no. 11800/10) see here  SUMMARY Family life. Detainee. Relatives’ visits. Prohibition to relatives to visit a prisoner held in administrative detention for use of an expired driving license, as the visits were not foreseen by the legislation. The Court has condemned Russia for violating the applicant’s family life. PROVISION Article […]

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Poor, discriminatory and ineffective investigations of maltreatment from the authorities are degrading treatment.

JUDGMENT Romanescu v. Romania 16-5-2017 (no. 78375/11) see here  SUMMARY Inhuman and degrading treatment of prisoners. Ineffective research. Condemnation of Romania. The applicant complained that he had been ill-treated for as long as he was illegally detained after the Romanian Revolution of December 1989. Despite the long-standing investigation of the authorities, no one was accused […]

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